Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan; George Gibney; and journalist Irvin Muchnick This week. Further to Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan writing to Shellie Pfohl – head of the new US Center for SafeSport – to formally request an investigation into former Irish swimming coach George Gibney…. US journalist Irvin Muchnick, of Concussion Inc., reports that the US […]

Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney; Arvada police badge, Colorado   Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney was charged with 27 counts of indecency against young swimmers and of carnal knowledge of girls under the age of 15 in April, 1993. He sought and won a controversial High Court judicial review in 1994 which quashed […]

George Gibney George Gibney was charged with 27 counts of indecency against young swimmers and of carnal knowledge of girls under the age of 15 in April, 1993 but the charges were dropped because of the length of time which had passed since the abuse took place. The former Irish swimming coach was granted a […]

From top: George Gibney; irvin Muchnik and the opening of his memorandum of points and authorities in opposition to the US Department of Homeland Security’s “supplemental” motion for summary judgement, submitted to Senior U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer on September 15 by Mr Muchnick’s attorney Roy Gordet Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney. was charged with 27 […]

From top George Gibney, Irvin Muchnick You may recall two previous posts about former Irish swimming coach George Gibney. One post detailed how Gibney – who was charged with 27 counts of indecency against young swimmers and of carnal knowledge of girls under the age of 15 in April, 1993 – sought and won a […]

From top: Susan Denham, Patrick Gageby and George Gibney; Law report on the Supreme Court hearing The High Court judicial review in 1994 that quashed all sex abuse charges against swim coach George Gibney did not just set free a suspected paedophile. It was a landmark decision which paved the way for similar successful actions […]

From top: The Gibney Chronicles, out this Friday; Its author irvin Muchnik This Friday, March 1 American sportswriter, author and investigative journalist Irvin Muchnik’s book on Irish Olympic swimming coach George Gibney will be published. The George Gibney Chronicles is the culmination for Irvin of four years of reporting and a Freedom of Information Act […]

From top (left to right): Head of the new US Center for SafeSport Shellie Pfohl; Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan; George Gibney; and journalist Irvin Muchnick Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney was charged with 27 counts of indecency against young swimmers and of carnal knowledge of girls under the age of 15 in April, 1993. […]

From top: Frank McCann walking outside Arbour Hill Prison, Dublin 7 last July (via Independent.ie) and George Gibney Today. Further to a report in the Irish Independent last Friday that former Irish swimming coach Frank McCann – who murdered his wife Esther and McCann’s sister Jeanette’s baby Jessica by setting fire to their family home […]

 A woman tells how she was raped by former Irish swimming coach George Gibney during a swimming trip to Florida in 1991 (top) in a video by US journalist Irvin Muchnick which contains footage from a Prime Time episode on Gibney in 2006 (above) Last night. At 8pm Irish time. US journalist Irvin Muchnick posted […]